Heartsick

by Chelsea Cain

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

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A brilliant thriller from this new crime writer. Heart Sick  has pace and action and a fantastic psychopathic serial killer, something you feel all the more because the killer is a woman.

Tension mounts brilliantly, the past and present stories are revealed cleverly. All in all one of the best crime thrillers I have read in a long long time, completely unputdownable.

Heartsick Synopsis

He thinks he sees a flash of emotion in her eyes. Sympathy?

Then it’s gone. ‘Whatever you think this is going to be like,’ she whispers, ‘it’s going to be worse.’

When beautiful serial killer Gretchen Lowell captured her last victim – the man in charge of hunting her down – she quickly established who was really in control of the investigation. So why, after ten days of horrifying physical and mental torture, did she release Detective Archie Sheridan from the brink of death and hand herself in?
 

Two years on, Archie remains driven by a terrifying obsession that was born during his time alone with Gretchen. One thing is clear – Archie does not believe he was ever truly freed.

Now Archie returns to lead the search for a new killer, whose recent attacks on teenage girls have left the city of Portland reeling. Shadowed by vulnerable young reporter Susan Ward, Archie knows that only one person can help him climb into the mind of this psychopath. But can Archie finally manage to confront the demons of his past without being consumed by them?

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ISBN: 9780230015890
Publication date: 23/08/2007
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230015890
Publication date: 23rd August 2007
Author: Chelsea Cain
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Chelsea Cain

Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers. Her novels have been published in over 30 languages, appeared in episodes of 'True Blood' and 'Castle', named among Stephen King's top ten favourite books of the year, and included in NPR's list of the top 100 thrillers ever written.   Author photo © Laura Domela      

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